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97 resources with the concept consumer finance

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How to Spot a Pyramid Scheme

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Easy money or pyramid scheme? Help young economists learn the difference with an explanatory video about the ways pyramid schemes take advantage of those who have big dreams for independent wealth and financial freedom.
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The Fed Explains the Central Bank

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What does the Federal Reserve actually do? Explore the three main responsibilities of the Fed—setting monetary policy, regulating and supervising banks, and acting as a bank for the federal government—with a short and engaging video.
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The Fed Explains Regional Banks

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Fed sounds enormous and ominous, but really, the Federal Reserve Bank is comprised of 12 reserve banks across the country. A short video introduces young economists to the duties and responsibilities of the Fed, specifically the...
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The Fed Explains the Payments System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How is the Federal Reserve like your body's circulatory system? A short video explains the ways the Fed keeps money moving through the economy much like blood passes through veins and arteries. Focusing on retail payments, the video...
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The Fed Explains Monetary Policy

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is monetary policy, and how does it relate to the Federal Reserve? Take high schoolers through an entertaining account of the basics behind monetary policy and its place in the modern world of economics.
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Lesson 4: Back to School

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Based on your current level of human capital, how long would it take you to earn $1,000,000? What about your potential human capital? Learners explore the importance of education and experience when entering the workforce, and compare...
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Lesson 3: A Fresh Start

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The members of your economics class may be busy earning graduation credits, but the credit they should be concerned about is their financial credit. The third lesson in a unit about Hurricane Katrina and other events that can result in...
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Financial Literacy: Money Attitudes Lesson Plan

For Students 7th - 10th
Going once, going twice, sold! An auction provides class members with an opportunity to examine their attitudes toward money. After bidding on and purchasing items, individuals complete an attitude survey and then identify a goal that...
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Sample Exam: Personal Financial Literacy

For Students 11th - 12th
Looking for a way to assess pupils' personal financial literacy? A 100-question, multiple-choice exam provides a good understanding of what class members already know and need to know about personal finance. 
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Game Theory and Oligopoly

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Competition makes the economy go 'round! Learn about non-price competition and other elements of game theory, along with the details of oligopolies, with a video from Crash Course Economics.
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Behavioral Economics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Understanding how consumers think is key to staying in business. Show high schoolers how their buying behavior really does affect the way the economy works with an informative video from Crash Course Economics. The video illustrates the...
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Inflation and Bubbles and Tulips

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
If a country needs more money, they should just print more currency, right? Not exactly. Learn about the economic ramifications of inflation and deflation with an engaging video from Crash Course Economics.
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Hall of Fame Lesson Module — Financial Football

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Kick off an engaging review on personal finance with an online football game. Financial Football incorporates both football strategies and economic knowledge in an interactive format, allowing future CFOs to answer a variety of questions...
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Pro Lesson Module — Financial Football

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners won't fumble their knowledge of personal finance after an engaging game of Financial Football! As they choose their favorite teams and desired plays, young economists demonstrate their financial literacy with a question ranging...
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Rookie Lesson Module — Financial Football

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Score a touchdown with an exciting game of financial football! Middle schoolers choose their favorite teams and play a virtual game of football as they answer various questions about economics.
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Vocabulary Consumerism

For Students 9th - 12th
If you receive poor service, should you contact the FDA or the BBB? Discuss important economic terms with a vocabulary practice page. Learners fill in the blanks after each concept and elaborate on its function in the economy.
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The True Cost of Owning a Car

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Almost every teen wants a car, but can they really afford one? The lesson walks pupils through how to identify a budget, find all of the costs associated with car ownership, and determine if they should buy the car or keep looking.
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Health Insurance

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Confused by how health insurance works? This informational pamphlet and worksheet from the Missouri Department of Insurance offers explanations and examples to help future adults make important decisions regarding health insurance.
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Insurance Inventory

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Do you have enough insurance? Pupils may be surprised to learn how much their possessions are worth. This activity asks them to create an inclusive list and make a comparison to their insurance coverage. According to the statistics, most...
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Purchasing a Vehicle

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Start your engines! Prevent negative car buying experiences by arming pupils with information. Prepare your young drivers to make informed decisions when they are ready to purchase a car. All aspects are considered from the type of car...
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Your Credit Report

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is your credit score? How do you find it? Help your pupils answer these questions and more. They will access their free credit report and then analyze its meaning.
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Creating a Budget

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Learning to create and maintain a budget is an important life skill. Guide individuals in the discovery of their spending habits and how to track them. They then use what they learned to create a budget and make decisions on where they...
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What Is A Bank?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
You're never too young to learn about banking and personal finance. Use a set of seven banking lessons to teach middle schoolers about checking and savings accounts, interest rates, loans and credit cards, and safety deposit boxes.
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About Consumer Privacy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Help young economists protect their identities and their finances with a set of lessons about consumer privacy. Once they read through the three-lesson unit and fill in the correct facts, they can take an assessment to demonstrate what...